Multiple Terror Attempts in Israel Over Shabbos

Jerusalem (TPS) – Palestinians fired on an Israeli car Shabbos evening near Karmei Tzur, north of Chevron. No injuries or property damage were reported.

The incident followed a series of incidents Friday night near Ofra, north of Yerushalayim. At 10:35 p.m. a Palestinian man threw two firecrackers at an IDF checkpoint. IDF troops scoured the area and set up an additional checkpoint.

Later, a Palestinian car tried to run the soldiers over but crashed into a cement block. The driver then exited the vehicle brandishing a knife and ran towards the soldiers, who shot and wounded the attacker. He was transferred to Hadassah University Hospital – Mount Scopus and was listed in critical but stable condition.

(Featured Photo: [Illustration] IDF Forces at Scene of Pipe-Bomb Throwing at Army Checkpoint 8.3.16)

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